Half-Moon Lake

Newest GRITS novel - Half-MoonLake When Kathryn Dorne is summoned to Half-Moon Lake for the reading of her father’s will, she discovers a shocking truth: everything in her life—including her name—is a lie. Learning that her name is Katelyn … [Read more...]

A Visit with The Well Red Ladies

Last year, I met a new friend at Mountain Makin's, an annual event in Morristown, TN, that features local artisans, crafters and musicians and lots of good food. They have an area just for authors where I'm lucky enough to have a table. Carol Vander … [Read more...]

Thoughts from Grammy

My grandson, Nolan, just turned one year old. How has a year passed already? Wasn’t it only yesterday I was holding him for the first time in the hospital? They say, “Time marches on,” but they’re wrong. Time has entered the “Star Wars” age and Han … [Read more...]

Leanna Sain Presents, WISH, at Blue Ridge Books – The Mountaineer

Southern author Leanna Sain will be discussing and reading from her new novel "Wish" at 3 p.m. March 22 at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville. When 17 year old Maddie McGuire discovers a list consisting of 23 names —one of them, her mother; all of … [Read more...]

Return to Nowhere nominated for the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award

Return to Nowhere was nominated for the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award. Originated by the Lipinsky family, and funded by Mrs. JoAnn L. Edwinn, the Award has been presented annually, since 1955, for printed works that focus special attention on … [Read more...]

NC Society of Historians’ 2012 Clark Cox Historical Fiction Award

The North Carolina Society of Historians have named Leanna Sain's, Gate to Nowhere, the 2012 winner of their Clark Cox Historical Fiction Award. Read the judges' comments: "This book has everything: a fabulous historical background, a mystery that … [Read more...]

Wish

Newest Suspense Novel--WISH : Maddie McGuire has endured too much loss for someone her age. Not just one, but both parents have died--her mother, from cancer and her dad--suicide... at least that's what she's been led to for the past two years. … [Read more...]